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Babies in Medieval art don't look like babies because they represent Jesus. 00:33
The depiction of babies in Medieval art was influenced by the idea of the homunculus, which is Latin for "little man." 00:59
Greek and Roman art was all about idealized form, not Medieval abstraction. 01:46